Seahawks part ways with offensive line coach Tom Cable

Seahawks part ways with offensive line coach Tom Cable

What's expected to be an off-season makeover for the Seattle Seahawks is starting with its coaching staff.

Recently, Cable was linked as a strong candidate to become the head coach for the Indianapolis Colts, who fired Chuck Pagano upon the conclusion of the season.

We start off re-capping the carnage with the Seahawks today as offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell and offensive line coach Tom Cable have been fired. Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell was sacked earlier in the day.

It was the Seahawks' final offensive play of Super Bowl XLIX three years ago that drew the most heat from Seahawks fans.

On the heels of earlier reports that offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell had been fired and defensive coordinator Kris Richard had been encouraged to look for a job elsewhere, the Seahawks appeared headed toward a new chapter of the Pete Carroll-John Schneider era. Seattle struggled to remain constistent this season, and eventually finished with a 9-7 record - the first time the Seahawks would both finish with less than 10 wins and fail to make the postseason since 2011.

However, the last two seasons have seen a slump in the ground game.

Like Bevell, Cable was hired by Seattle in 2011. Offensively, that's what we've seen countless time and time again that we do not execute the way we should.

Cable took almost as much heat for his inability to develop an offensive line capable of properly protecting Wilson and establishing the power run game Carroll desired.

Wide receiver Doug Baldwin launched into a passionate defence of Bevell's performance after the season.

"It's not play-calling", Baldwin said. "That's on us as players. Truth is (Bevell) is not the problem".